79.1 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Belmont, Virginia


79.1 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Belmont, Virginia in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 34.0 percent higher than the state average of 45.1 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 6,563.

97.5 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Belmont, Virginia residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Belmont, Virginia for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
95
2.5
Regular high school diploma
308
8
GED or alternative credential
13
0.3
Some college less than 1 year
95
2.5
Some college 1 or more years no degree
297
7.7
Associate's degree
144
3.7
Bachelor's degree
1,619
41.8
Master's degree
972
25.1
Professional school degree
148
3.8
Doctorate degree
182
4.7
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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